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Re: Why two locales for Hebrew for Israel"
- From: Bruno Haible <bruno at clisp dot org>
- To: libc-alpha at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2003 22:55:11 +0200
- Subject: Re: Why two locales for Hebrew for Israel"
> Both locales iw_IL and he_IL seem to be locales for Hebrew language in
> Israel. Why are there two of these?
Backward compatibility with user habits, I'd assume. The ISO-639 code
for Hebrew has changed from iw to he in 1989. But it's only since 2001/2002
that Qt and KDE supports he_IL too.